Commercial Vessel Compliance

2/3/2016: Collection of information under review by the Office of Management and Budget – Report of marine casualty and chemical testing of commercial vessel personnel

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The Coast Guard seeks comment on the approval of a revision to a currently approved collection for the report of marine casualty and chemical testing of commercial vessel personnel.

This collection pertains to marine casualty information needed for Coast Guard investigations of commercial vessel casualties involving death, vessel damage, etc., as mandated by Congress. Chemical testing information is needed to improve Coast Guard detection and reduction of drug use by mariners.

The Coast Guard seeks comment from vessel owners and operators.

In particular, the Coast Guard would appreciate comments addressing:

(1) The practical utility of the Collections;
(2) The accuracy of the estimated burden of the Collections;
(3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of information subject to the Collections;
(4) Ways to minimize the burden of the Collections on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.

All comments and related material must be submitted on or before March 4, 2016.

For more information, please view the entire Federal Register notice.

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